Hack for Positive Futures

Tech Challenge 2020 edition offers you a chance to prove your mettle, take home cash prizes worth 15 lacs* and even win your dream job*!

Match your skill set across multiple levels and deliver your best on a national platform. Tech challenge 2020 is designed to identify the best techies across multiple campuses and professionals.

We have distinct Campus Challenge for students and freshers. It will be a mix of technical and aptitude questions in Level 1 followed by a coding challenge in Level 2 & Level 3.

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Top Campus Coders
The top 5 coders from Level 2 as on
November 13, 11:59 PM
of the Campus challenge will be called for the
online Grand Finale.
Top 2 coders of the online Grand Finale will
be awarded with cash prizes of
INR 50,000 and INR 30,000 respectively.
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Fastest Finger
First student from Campus to score
60 marks in Level 1, Level 2 & Level 3
Campus Challenge – INR 20,000
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Top 5 Language Coders
Top 5 students for each of the
different coding languages –
Example - C, C++, Java, Python, C# -
INR 10,000 x 5 = INR 50,000
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Top coder from Top registered college
from each zone
East, West, North, South - Zone wise
winner (Top coder) from college with
maximum participation in Level 1 that fall
in different zones –
INR 5,000 x 4 = INR 20,000
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Social Coder
5 Students who cross all 3 levels with minimum 40 marks and have shared the maximum on
social media – 5000 x 5 – INR 25,000
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Top 5 colleges with maximum participation in Level 1 will be awarded with special trophies and respective Placement Officers will have exclusive invite to the grand finale.
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Top Women Coders
Top 2 women coders with the highest marks in Level 1, Level 2 & Level 3 of Campus Challenge will be awarded with cash prizes of INR 30,000 and INR 20,000 respectively.

CAMPUS CHALLENGE

  • Starts On

    October 16

  • Ends On

    December 11

  • Prize Pool

    INR 15,00,000*

  • Registrations

    29274

Attempts Left
2
Duration
30 Minutes
Passing Score
40/100 in Round 1
Objective
To assess your fundamental knowledge for the Campus Challenge challenge.
Ends in
16 days (13th Nov)
Attempts Left
2
Duration
03 Hours
Passing Score
40/100 in Round 2
Ends in
16 days (13th Nov)
Attempts Left
2
Duration
60 Minutes
Starts in
43 days (11th Dec)
This Round hasn't started yet.

Basic Information

Our exclusive Campus Challenge for students and freshers will be a mix of technical and aptitude questions in Level 1 followed by a coding challenge in Level 2. The minimum marks to cross each Level is 40. Students can choose from any programming languages of their choice such as C, C++, Java, C#, .NET, Python, and so on to write their coding program for Level 2. The platform supports more than 50 programming languages. The top 5 coders from Level 2 as on 13th Nov, 11:59 PM of the Campus challenge will be called for the online Grand Finale. Top 2 coders of the online Grand Finale will be awarded with cash prizes of 50,000 and 30,000 respectively.

That's not all! After Level 2, all the students apart from the Top 5 at Level 2 who get a minimum of 40 marks will take part in Online Level 3 contest.

Other skill contests range from Cyber Security, Digital technologies, Cloud Computing, Insights & Data, and Java Full Stack. Students are free to participate in any contest of their choice.

Students and freshers stand a chance to win exclusive cash prizes worth up to INR 2,50,000* out of the total INR 15,00,000*. Apart from learning from our leaders, they also stand the opportunity to bag a job with Capgemini.

Rules according to each level are highlighted below:

Level - 1: Screening Phase:

  1. There will be a total 25 Multiple choice question for which 30 minutes allotted to complete the Level 1.
  2. Each user will get 2 attempts per level to improve their scores in this level.
  3. Each correct answer will fetch the user 4 points.
  4. Only on submitting the answers the user will be able to see the score on the result page.


Level - 2: Online Hackathon Phase:

  1. There will be single problem statement in this round for which time duration of 7 days will be allocated to the candidate to complete Level 2.
  2. Number of attempts for the ideation phase is unlimited.
  3. All the submissions must be submitted on the Capgemini site.
  4. Participants will be able to access the problem statements once the "Participate Now" button is clicked.
  5. During online hackathon, you can participate from anywhere.
  6. Once the hackathon starts, you will get an option to submit your hack, you can submit as many times as you want, the last hack will be considered as the final submission.
  7. Participants can use any tools or libraries for building their solution. There is no restriction on the tools that can be used.
  8. Winners of the contest will be chosen solely on the discretion of Capgemini. Please ensure to update the participant's profile and contact details.

Level - 3: Final Hackathon Phase:

  1. All the details regarding this round will be given only to the shortlisted candidates from level 2.
Deliverables Expected From The Participants:
For Level - 1: Screening Phase:

  1. You need to answer 25 MCQs in 30 Minutes.
  2. Each correct answer will fetch the user 4 points.
  3. Maximum two attempts are given in screening round
  4. There you need to click on the option you feel is correct.
  5. Before submitting the solution, you can cross check all the questions again.
  6. For submitting the test, you need to answer at least one question.

Level - 2: Online Hackathon Phase:

  1. Information on Architecture and your design and why this approach.
  2. Brief explanation of idea what makes it unique.
  3. Technology Stack.
  4. Workflow document and deployment instructions if any.
  5. Source code or repo link.
  6. A demonstration video or demo URL of the idea presented.
  7. You can refine your code and enhance it based on feedback from industry leaders.

Level - 3: Final Hackathon Phase:
  1. All the details regarding this round will be given only to the shortlisted candidates from level 2.
  2. In general, below are some of the deliverables that are required in Level 3:
    1. A deck to pitch your solution
    2. Live presentation to showcase base functionality
    3. A demonstration video of the idea presented for the problem statement
FAQs For Level 1: Screening Phase:

  1. I cannot enter my full e-mail id in the login box, what should I do?

    The login box accepts email id as long as 200 characters. If you continue to face an issue, then please clear your browser cache.

  2. Are there specific instructions provided before I attempt the question?

    Yes, an instruction page will appear before you begin to attempt the question. Please read the instructions carefully before continuing with the question.

  3. Will I see my score immediately?

    Yes, once you submit your answers; you will see the score on the result page.

  4. I have attempted a question in a level twice, which score of mine will be considered and added in the leader board?

    The score which is highest in the contest will be considered and added in your leaderboard. Suppose you are participating in Easy category and you score 50 marks and 70 marks in your 2 available attempts. In this case 70 marks will be added to your final score in leader board.

  5. Can I view other's solutions?

    No, you can't.

  6. How Can I see next question?

    Click on Next or Previous button to jump between questions.

  7. I have attempted a problem. Can I improve my score?

    Yes, you can improve your score till you have attempts left in the question.

FAQs For Level 2: Online Hackathon Phase:

  1. Who can participate in the hackathon?

    Any individual or a team of individuals, who love to code and are passionate about technology are more than welcome to participate in the hackathon.

    • Campus Graduate who has just begun working.
    • Experienced Professional currently working.
    • Experienced Professional actively seeking for a new position.

  2. Do I need to pay any money to register for the hackathon?

    No. You do not have to pay any money to anyone to register yourself for any hackathon on TechGig.

  3. Who do I contact I have any queries?

    You can ask your questions on the discussions tab of the hackathon page. Additionally, you can also reach out to us on customercare@techgig.com.

  4. What kind of questions are asked in screening round?

    Multiple-choice questions or MCQs will be asked to check the understanding levels which will then be followed by the hackathon rounds.

  5. How many attempts will I get in screening round?

    All contestants get maximum two attempts in the screening phase.

  6. How will I gauge my performance in the contest?

    You can check your score and your team's score after every attempt on the Top Rankers section. However, we will keep you posted about the same via emails as well.

  7. How long will the contest last for?

    Contest will be having three rounds:

    1. Screening Phase
    2. Online Hackathon Phase
    3. Final Hackathon Phase

  8. How will I be able to create a team?

    There will be no team participation, in all the contests participants need to participate alone.

  9. How do I submit what I have made for the hackathon?

    You have to develop the application on your local system and submit it on the submission page in a tar/zip file format along with detailed presentation and source code.

  10. Do we need to have the entire idea fully working?

    The entire idea need not be fully working. However, the submission should be functional so that it can be reviewed by the judges.

  11. Since there is no specific technology mentioned, are there any restrictions on using the number of pre-built libraries?

    There is no restriction to use any language, technology stack, or libraries. You can use any of them to create the application.

  12. What is the prize for the winner of the contest?

    Prizes worth Rs 55,000 are up for grabs. Here are the details. (click here)

  13. Where offline hackathon will be happening?

    There will be no Offline Hackathon this year. All the hackathons will be conducted online.

Tie Break Logic for Theme contest on Leader board:

  • The user with highest marks (sum of both levels) will be ranked higher.
  • Point 1 being equal, the user with the higher number of correct answers in the MCQ will be ranked higher.
  • Point 2 being equal, the user who has taken lesser time to answer the MCQs will be ranked higher.
  • Point 3 being equal, user with the lesser time taken to compile the problem will be ranked higher.
  • In case of all the top 4 being equal, points 1 through 4 will be repeated with Level 2 and later with Level 1.
  • Everything being equal, the referral scores of the 2 candidates will be used to sort out the tie break.
  • In case this too is equal, the user who participated in the contest at the earlier date will be ranked higher.
Gratifications for Online contest:
  • 1st Prize - Cash Prize worth INR 30,000/-.
  • 2nd Prize - Cash Prize worth INR 20,000/-.
  • Early bird prizes (First 10 players to complete Level 2) win exclusive Capgemini-branded merchandise for each theme contest.
  • All Prize Money will be subject to tax deduction and the same shall be borne by the winners.

Level 1 launch:October 16

Level 2 launch:October 23

Finale:December 12 & 13